Parliament of Victoria

Eren, Hon John (Lara)
Members - Electorate Offices
Corio Village Centre, 1st Floor Shop 89 83A Purnell Road Cnr Bacchus Marsh Rd, Corio VIC 3214
The Parliament of Victoria is made up of the Crown (the Queen), the Legislative Council (Upper House) & the Legislative Assembly (Lower House).
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Parliament makes new laws & update old laws.
Holds the Government to account for its policies.
Parliament represents the people of Victoria.
The Governor of Victoria represents the Crown.
Parliament of Victoria is a State parliament.



The Parliamentary System

The Parliament of Victoria is made up of the Crown, the Legislative Council & the Legislative AssemblyThe Crown means the Queen & in Victoria, the Queen is represented by the Governor of Victoria.

The Government is formed by the political party which holds the most number of seats in the Legislative Assembly & the leader of that party becomes the Premier of Victoria.

Parliament's Role

The parliament's role is to make laws & hold the Government to account for it's policies, actions & spending. The functions of the Parliament include:

  • forming a Government from among it's members
  • making new laws & updating old laws
  • representing the people
  • examining & approving Government taxes & spending
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Also known as:
  • Parliament House
  • MP'S State